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Five Old Dominion University graduates will be recognized as outstanding scholars during commencement ceremonies Sunday, Dec. 14, at the Ted Constant Convocation Center.

At a luncheon on campus Dec. 13, the Alumni Association will present them with Outstanding Scholar Awards, given to the student with the highest grade point average in each college. Also recognized at the luncheon will be the Old Dominion faculty members who most inspired the students.

The top scholars and their inspirational faculty members are:

Arts and Letters - Veronica E. Miele of Virginia Beach, an interdisciplinary studies major with a 3.99 GPA (David Pagano, lecturer of English);

Business and Public Administration - Tanya Marie Wilkerson of Virginia Beach, an information technology major with a 4.0 GPA (Bill Crouch, associate professor of management information systems/decision sciences);

Education - Michele Elizabeth Fischer of Virginia Beach, a human services counseling major with a 3.96 GPA (Nola Nicholson, academic adviser);

Engineering and Technology - Jacob Daniel Cottle III of Suffolk, a mechanical engineering technology major with a 4.0 GPA (Gary Crossman, professor of engineering technology); and

Sciences - Julia Ann Sharp of Hampton, a biological sciences major with a 4.0 GPA (Ralph Stevens, associate professor of biological sciences).

This article was posted on: November 24, 2003

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